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  1. New Search Patent Filings: August 28, 2006 - Identifying Web Spam and Adult Images

    New Microsoft patent applications include one that attempts to identify web spam based upon signals within the content of a page, another looks at ways to search using pattern matching and relevance to answer specific questions, a third describes...

  2. New Search Patent Filings: August 27, 2006 - Google's Recommendations, IBM's Speedier Pagerank, Napster's Search

    Rewriting parts of pages through a proxy server, for use with mobile devices, is the focus of this patent granted to Google. Microsoft published a couple of patent applications, one which looks at using game playing to provide user rankings for web...

  3. New Search Patent Applications: August 1, 2006 - Microsoft Answers?

    There are a number of new patent applications from Yahoo, including one that utilizes concept networks to understand the intention behind a user's query; another describing an addition to a user interface that lets a searcher define the context...

  4. New Search Patent Applications: June 19, 2006 - Autolinking, and Better Advertising through Deletion Predictions

    Four patent applications from Google describe fighting spam in emails, providing product review searches, moving large amounts of data, and autolinking. Harik's name is on a very large percentage of the patent applications involving Gmail-type...

  5. New Search Patent Applications: June 5, 2006 - Taking Care of Web Decay, Dead Links, and Parked Domains

    There are a number of nice ideas here, which touch on why dead links and web decay aren't good for search engines, how most dead links can be identified regardless of whether a server returns a 404 error message or not, and how some exceptions...

  6. New Search Patents: May 3, 2006 - Microsoft and IBM Dominate with Recent Search Filings

    With Google quiet, a recent flurry of activity burst out at the US Patent and Trademark Office from Microsoft and IBM, including the granting of a patent on a music search engine, another on searching recorded voice, and patents (and patent...

  7. Search Engine Forums Spotlight

    Patent Applications from Yahoo, Microsoft and Others. Don't switch the new server to 'live' until the new site is completely finished. Wouldn't it in fact be easier to get rankings in all those countries if the site was sitting on a server in the US?